Candid insights

The big picture of the social sector, backed by data and expertise

Candid’s DEI commitment, today, and for the future 

Learn about Candid’s DEI journey, including how we got started and what we’ll do next to further strengthen our nonprofit’s culture of inclusion and belonging.

By DeeDee Dickey (she/her)

April 8, 2024

Doubling down on data for racial equity 

Find out how demographic data collection via Candid profiles helps inform equitable grantmaking and reduce the reporting burden on nonprofits in this webinar recap.

By Kyoko Uchida (she/her)

April 4, 2024

Visibility and relationships: Effective fundraising for small nonprofits

Candid’s senior development manager shares tips, tactics, and strategies for effective fundraising to help smaller nonprofits find, win, and retain grant funding.

By Erin DeSandro (she/her)

April 2, 2024

Mitigating future risks: Why your organization should have an AI policy 

Find out three reasons why having an AI policy can help maximize the benefits of new technology while minimizing the risks for organizations seeking to make a social impact.

By Astrid Vinje (she/her)

April 1, 2024

Collecting demographic data: Nonprofits value transparency but need support

Viewpoint Consulting’s Kelly Brown shares new research findings on sharing demographic data via Candid, including the drivers and barriers of collecting this information to advance nonprofit transparency.

By Kelly Brown

March 28, 2024

What’s trending? Top subject searches in Candid nonprofit profiles 

Candid nonprofit profiles help funders, donors, DAF advisors, and others find organizations to support; read this article to learn what supporters searched for most in February 2024.

By Janet Camarena (she/her)

March 27, 2024

Leveraging data to better serve under-resourced communities 

Discover why data on under-resourced communities is key unlocking greater impact and better serving the needs of nonprofit beneficiaries.

By Paul Luu (he/him)

March 26, 2024

Is your nonprofit organization ‘grant-ready’? 

Seeking a grant for the first time? Here’s how to make sure your nonprofit is prepared to receive foundation grant funding and what you can expect funders will require in the process.

By Lori Guidry (she/her)

March 25, 2024

Community foundations: Resilience in tough economic times 

Council of Foundations’ David Rosado highlights key CF insights report findings on community foundations in 2022, including what changes in the growth of their assets and grantmaking may signal for today.

By David Rosado (he/him)

March 21, 2024